I am looking for a non-obvious solution. That was tried three times to no
The only way it has NOT been a problem is to reinstall windows and NOT
reinstall the backup of system state. (To preclude another question- the
system state was backed up and VERIFIED less than two weeks ago. The only
change in the entire system (besides the lost data from the recent backup-
since the HD crashed and burned during the backup), has been to replace the
primary HD (the crashed one) with the backup HD. No other software or
hardware changes were effected.
"Cari (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> In the Device Manager uninstall the optical drives. Reboot the PC and XP
> should reinstall the drivers on startup.
> Cari (MS-MVP)
> Printing & Imaging
> In Loving Memory of our dear friend Alex Nichol MVP
> > Hard drive failed. Replaced with Backup (data backup on HD). Reinstalled
> > windows.
> > After restoring system state, DVD/CD RW is NOT recognized. Says drivers
> > not
> > right (they are the same as before- to the best of my ability to
> > remember).
> > What do I do- need DVD/CD READ all the time, write sometimes.
> > Thanks
> >> Stay informed about: DVD RW (CD RW) no longer recognized